Gothenburg AIC 2010
- International Registration - Information about registration for participants residing outside Sweden.
- Local Registration - Information fÃ¶r svenska deltagare (lÃ¤nken Ã¶ppnas i nytt fÃ¶nster)
- What is included?
- Fee deadlines
- Registration feesÂ
- Value Added Tax (VAT)
- Presenting authors
- Social Programme
- Sporting Events
- Cancellation policyÂ Â Â Â Â
- ContactÂ Â
Registration fees for conference participants included:
- access to the
- scientific sessions
- trade exhibitionÂ
- poster area
- Awards/Closing Ceremony
- the Final Programme
- theÂ USB key of Abstracts
- lunch boxes at every lunch break
- coffeesÂ during the two breaks per day
Registration became effective once the registration form and payment have been received by the Conference Secretariat. Every participant who had completed the registration process received a registration number and a confirmation of registration.Â
Early fee: until and including 17 May 2010
Normal fee: from 18 May to 25 July 2010
Please click here for a full list of fees for international registration.Â Â
SICOT is legally obliged to charge 25% Swedish VAT on all fees quoted. According to the European Union VAT Directive, VAT of the country hosting the conference must be charged. Article 53 of the VAT Directive states that "cultural, artistic, sporting, scientific, educational, entertainment and similar activities are taxed at the place where those services are physically carried out".
IMPORTANT NOTE: The presenting author must have registered and paid the conference registration fee to have his/her abstract included in the Final Programme. The International Conference Secretariat did not check if co-authors had registered.Â
Participants who registered as trainees only received the confirmation of registration if they supplied evidence that they are under 40 years of age and actively engaged in a training programme. Please send the Conference Secretariat a copy of your passport or birth certificate and a letter from your supervisor.Â Â Â
To register groups of over 10 participants, please contact the Conference Secretariat.
Under EU law, companies which are registering participants and are located within the European Union must supply their VAT (Value Added Tax) number.
The Opening Ceremony & Welcome Reception, Presidents' Dinner and Fun Night were not included in the conference registration fee. Read more about the social programme...Â
The golf and tennis tournaments and the charity run were not included in the conference registration fee.Â Read more about the sporting events...
Nationals in the majority of countries outside the EU require a visa to visit Sweden and the other Schengen countries. A list of countries whose nationals require a visa for entry into Sweden and further information can be found on the official website of the Swedish GovernmentÂ (opens in new window). If you need an invitation letter for visa purposes, please contact the Conference Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org, and mentionÂ your passport number in the message.
Participants who cancel their registration before 31 May 2010 will receive a 75% refund of the amount paid.
No refunds will be made for cancellations received after 31 May 2010.
Name changes will incur a charge of EUR 30 per replacement.
A handling fee of EUR 35 will be retained in the event of cancellation of social activitiesÂ before 31 July 2010. No refunds will be made for cancellations of social events received after 31 July 2010.Â
Refunds will be processed after the Conference.Â Â
For any further information about registration, please contact the Conference Secretariat:
Rue Washington 40 - b.9
Tel.: +32 2 627 01 65
Fax: +32 2 649 86 01
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